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IN THE CURRENT EDITION:

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GERMANY / ELECTRIC AID EXCLUSIVE

 

Electric car sales graphic
Range anxiety still rules
Most BMW i3s in Germany now equipped with range-extender engine
 
> Snailís pace - BMW i3 sales


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NEW PRODUCT

Renault Trafic launch Denmark
Vantastique Ė Renaultís new Trafic van 
Renault hopes to steal market share in Europeís recovering van market
 
> Renault Group, in photo finish, nudge aside Peugeot-CitroŽn


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WESTERN EUROPE / ELECTRIC AID EXCLUSIVE

West European Electric Car Sales by marketRenault Zoe HH 2014Europeís car buying public still says no to electric cars 
Anticipated big splash from sector newcomers fails to materialise
 
> Isolated signs of life spotted in Europeís frail hybrid car market


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WESTERN EUROPE / ELECTRIC AID EXCLUSIVE

West European Electric Car Sales by marketNissan Leaf charging Geneva plug-inLeaf remains Europeís top selling electric car 
Teslaís Model S, one of the fastest climbers already snapping away
 
> Europeís May electric car market still without hoped for traction


  DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
> WESTERN EUROPE ELECTRIC CAR Sales  
 

By country June 2014 v June 2013
By country 6-months 2014 v 6-months 2013

> WESTERN EUROPE ELECTRIC CAR Sales  
 

By selected top selling models country 6-months 2014 v 6-months 2013

> SPAIN Car Sales  
 

By manufacturer and marque June 2014 v June 2013
By manufacturer and marque 6-months 2014 v 6-months 2013

>    WORLD CAR SALES STATISTICAL SUPPLEMENT  
 

World: New car sales by major market:
>  1st Half 2014 v 1st Half 2013
>  plus history (includes BRIC markets)

 
W. Europe: Detailed new car sales analysis by manufacturer and market:
>  1st Half 2014 v 1st Half 2013
>  plus history including quarterly changes for manufactures and markets


IN THE PREVIOUS EDITION:


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PREMIUM  BRANDS

Frankfurt Motor Show Jaguar Land Rover standJaguar finally up to scratch 
Chinaís still booming luxury car market lifts Jaguar Land Rover into record orbit
 
> Jaguar Land Rover finally hits high notes


>

RUSSIA

Moscow traffic 2014 rain rush hourRussia slips deeper into hibernation 
Car market lurched into reverse and itís getting worse
 
> World Cup fails to put kick into Brazilís car showroom spending


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PREMIUM  BRANDS

Porsche Macan badge production smallSoon half the Porsches sold will be SUV-Crossovers 
Next year at the latest, half the cars sold by Porsche will be SUV-Crossovers
 
> Porsche outsells Jaguar more than 2:1 globally


>

EDITORIAL  FULL ARTICLE 

Cabriolets on the way out, long live SUV-Crossovers
"
Today, even a casual look at recent hard numbers adds credence to the view that in Europe, open-top motoring has slipped out of fashion, suggesting that the continent's comparatively brief love-affair with vehicles of this type has hit a bumpy patch"
 
> EDITORIAL | Autonomous driving Ė held back by legal constraints rather than lack of technological know-how

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GERMANY

VW Eos Cabriolet roof openAre we witness to the slow death of the cabriolet? 
Germanyís SUV-Crossover demand, regardless of financial crisis, continues to climb to higher and higher levels
 
> Crossover sales feast - records just keep tumbling


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PREMIUM  BRANDS

Mercedes A-Class 2014MY white rearFirst stutter to Mercedesí comeback? 
New A-Class family may not be the winner Mercedes hoped for
 
> Mercedesí bid for glory


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USA

VW SUC-Crossover prototype ChattnoogaCanít beat them, join them - VW's US SUV plans 
Volkswagen to build SUV-Crossover at US Chattanooga plant from 2016
 
> BMWís mushrooming X model range takes 27.9% of 2013 BMW car sales


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WESTERN EUROPE / TRUCKS

Mercedes trucks Western EuropeTrucks take another wrong turn in May, but itís not what its seems 
Not so much a sign of a stalling truck sales recovery, but a reflection of last yearís extensive pre-buying of Euro 5 trucks
 
> Recovering European truck market took wrong turn


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WESTERN EUROPE

Opel logo graphic AID Newsletter smallFirst hurrah for Opelís determined comeback? 
Whichever way latest West European car sales figures are analysed, GMís long-battered Opel/Vauxhall offshoot now resembles a brand that is slowly on the mend
 
> Opel-Vauxhall sales show signs of†turning the corner


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REPORTS

 
AutoAID 2013/12 passenger car study front cover small
 
WEST EUROPEAN CAR MARKET STUDY
March
2013 car sales study detailing car sales & production in 2012/11/10 plus forecast to 2018/2017
INCLUDES 2012 ELECTRIC AND HYBRID SALES
- TABLE OF CONTENTS

 
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BRICT PASSENGER CAR MARKET STUDY
November
2012 car sales study detailing BRICT markets car sales & production in 2011/10 plus forecast to 2017
- TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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Most BMW i3s in Germany now equipped with range-extender

  2.  Leaf remains Europeís top selling electric car

  3.  Are we witness to the slow death of the cabriolet in Europe?

 
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World Cup fails to put kick into Brazilís car showroom

  5.  Crossover sales feast - UK records just keep tumbling